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  • Retailising Spaceby Mattias Kärrholm

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Over the past few years there has been a proliferation of new kinds of retail space. Retail space has cropped up just about everywhere in the urban landscape: in libraries, workplaces, churches and museums. In short, retail is becoming a more and more manifest part of the public domain. The traditional spaces of retail, such as city centres and outlying... more...

  • Designing the Ruralby Joshua Bolchover; John Lin; Christiane Lange

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    The rural is not what it used to be. No longer simply a site for agricultural production for the city, the relationship between the rural and urban has become much more complex. Established categories such as rural /urban and village/city no longer hold true. Rural and urban conditions have become increasingly blurred, so how can we identify and distinguish... more...

  • Brazilby null

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    Brazil is a country of city dwellers undergoing radical transformation: over 85 per cent of the country’s citizens live in cities and over 40 per cent of the population live in metropolises of more than a million people. Whereas previously urban growth had been ad hoc, preparation for the FIFA World Cup in 12 cities across the country in 2014,... more...

  • Buildings Are for Peopleby Bill Caplan

    Libri Publishing 2016; US$ 25.99

    Buildings are for People: Human Ecological Design offers a new approach to the process of conceiving architectural design, one that considers the interactions of the built environment with people and the natural environment.The book exposes our visceral and experiential connections to buildings, and how buildings intervene directly with our ecosystem,... more...

  • Cultures of Glass Architectureby Hisham Elkadi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    When designing, architects are responding to and creating a relationship between identity, culture and architectural style. This book discusses whether the extent of the use of glass facades has increased, or indeed enhanced, the creation of meaningful place-making, thereby creating a cultural identity of 'place'. Looking at the development of perceptions... more...

  • Architectural Journal 1960-1975by Rob Krier

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    How does one become a recognized architect? Where does the inspiration come from and how is it transformed into buildings, streets and cities? With his Architectural Journal Rob Krier takes the readers on a fascinating journey, guiding one through pivotal moments of early stages of his career as an architect. With a sense of humour, empathy... more...

  • Cities of Change – Addis Abababy Marc Angélil; Dirk Hebel

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 49.95

    Addis Ababa is one of the fastest transforming environments on the globe and a prototype of an emerging territory. What can architecture and urban design as disciplines contribute to such transformation? According to which criteria can processes of the kind encountered in Addis Ababa be evaluated? And, how can all of this be steered? Aiming to... more...

  • Lessons of Informalityby Felix Heisel; Bisrat Kifle Woldeyessus

    Birkhäuser 2017; US$ 79.95

    Provisorisch gebaute Behausungen wie etwa Wellblechhütten sind in den Metropolen Afrikas, Asiens und Lateinamerikas allgegenwärtig. Oft kritisiert für die unhygienischen Lebensumstände, gelten diese ungeplant entstandenen Siedlungengleichwohl als vielschichtiges Element auf dem Weg zu einer resilienten Stadt. Solch urbane „Informalität" ist typisch... more...

  • China's Urban Communitiesby Peter G. Rowe; Ann Forsyth; Har Ye Kan

    Birkhäuser 2016; US$ 69.95

    Mit ihrem schnellen Wachstum unterliegen die Städte Chinas einem hohen Entwicklungsdruck. Sie müssen sich anpassen und verwandeln, doch auf welchen Grundlagen und mit welchen Zielen? Das Buch zeichnet die Transformationsprozesse nach, die seit drei Jahrzehnten in etwa 25 Nachbarschaften der Großstädte Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen und Suzhou ablaufen.... more...

  • Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architectsby Ron Kasprisin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    In Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects , "play" is defined, explored and demonstrated as a critical catalyst in creative problem-solving processes. The book defines the current psychological research into play and creative problem-solving, explores the necessary integration of the two, and exemplifies for students and practitioners... more...